Aegion Corporation

Corrosion Technologist

Location US-TX-Midland
Job ID
2021-11945

Overview

Corrpro is seeking a knowledgeable and experienced Corrosion Technologist to be responsible for planning and performing testing and field surveys for corrosion and corrosion protection systems, evaluation of test results and installation of cathodic protection systems on various structures.  He / She will work with specific objectives and instruction from senior staff on customer drawings and specifications.

 

Corrpro, a subsidiary of Aegion Corporation, is among the world's largest corrosion engineering, cathodic protection, and corrosion monitoring business for the protection and preservation of infrastructure. Corrpro provides professional corrosion consulting and cathodic protection engineering services to major oil companies, government agencies, municipal water, sewer and gas utilities, universities, and public transportation agencies. Corrpro has complete construction installation services, including crews and equipment to install any type of cathodic protection system for any type of structure.  For more details, visit www.corrpro.com.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct field surveys to gather data for evaluation of corrosion and corrosion control.
  • Execute pipeline and tank integrity testing.
  • Perform testing of corrosion prevention systems including cathodic protection, protective coatings, AC/DC interference and corrosion monitoring.
  • Gather structure-to-soil potential data, soil measurements and rectifier data. 
  • Diagnose and develop recommended remedies for system difficulties observed during resurvey operations.
  • Write survey reports for review by an engineer.
  • Sketch rectifiers, anodes, test stations, and other design features on prepared drawings.
  • Sketch physical features of installation site for subsequent addition of detail.
  • Organize and reduce data gathered, prepare charts and tables.
  • Assemble and analyze data for preparation of final client report including recommendations.
  • Prepare survey reports and final job reports for review.
  • Supervise Field Technicians.

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assist manager in appraising employee performance and related matters
  • Act as direct interface with customer when required
  • Assist in cost estimation and detailed proposal development
  • Correspond and verbally communicate in a professional manner with customers
  • Represent Corrpro in a professional manner, with a high degree of respect for all existing and potential customers
  • Other duties as assigned

Qualifications

  • NACE CP3 or CIP Level 2 or working towards it. 
  • Minimum of 7 years professional experience.  
  • Corrosion Control experience is required.  
  • Must have strong project management and problem-solving skills.  
  • Strong team and internal customer service skills are a must.  
  • Incumbent must be able to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.  
  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations; draft reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals
  • Ability to effectively present information to individuals or groups (management, clients, customers, general public) and respond to questions.
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where limited standardization exists and interpret various instructions in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

Other Skills and Abilities:

  • Position requires individual to have strong interpersonal skills with ability to motivate and empower, to be a strong communicator able to take initiative and function independently.  
  • Must be capable of making people management decisions and comfortable in a management position.
  • Possesses and applies comprehensive engineering knowledge of engineering principles to the completion of complex assignments. 
  • Ability to work with complex spreadsheets, databases, and presentation software.  
  • Ability to learn new applications quickly. 
  • Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, Power Point) required.

Physical Demands / Work Environment:

  • Frequent standing and walking required throughout the day.  
  • Occasional climbing may be required.  
  • Frequent driving is required.
  • Frequent stooping, bending, kneeling, pushing, pulling, reaching, and twisting required.  
  • Required to lift up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.  
  • Willing to work overtime as required. 

Compensaion & Rewards.  We offer a competitive Salary with Career Growth Opportunities and a Full Benefits Package including Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, Matching 401k, Quarterly Bonus Potential, Tuition Assistance, Paid Holidays, Paid Time Off, and much more

 

Aegion is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Equal opportunity is a sound and just concept to which Aegion is firmly bound. Aegion will not engage in discrimination against, or harassment of, any person employed or seeking employment with Aegion on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, non-disqualifying disability, status as a protected veteran

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